Saint Christopher Pendant



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Brand: Brother Wolf

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Sterling silver medallion framed in 14K yellow gold. 5/8" diameter on 22" 2.8mm cable sterling silver chain.

Saint Christopher (died c.250), an early Roman martyr and legendary saint, described as extremely tall and strong, sought vainly to serve a king worthy of his strength. Serving first a king frightened by the devil, he abandoned the king for the more powerful devil. After a short time with the devil, he observed the devil’s fear of the symbolic cross and concluded Jesus’ supremacy over the devil. He launched a fearless quest to find the most powerful Jesus uniquely worthy of his service. Advised by a hermit to pray or fast, as a way to seek Jesus, Saint Christopher struggled with how to pray and abstain from food. As an alternative, he volunteered to carry travelers across a tempestuous river where many drowned. One day, when resting by the river, he heard a child’s voice call out “Christopher, come out and carry me across.” Grabbing his staff, he lifted the child to his shoulders and began to traverse the rough river. With each step, the child weighed heavier and currents resisted his stride. In deep waves, Christopher grew afraid that he would lose his step and they would both drown. Exhausted, bewildered and breathless he requested the child’s identity. Today, we honor the popular “Christ-bearer”, Saint Christopher, with two Brother Wolf virtue medallions, featuring the images of Saint Christopher with staff carrying the Christ Child on his shoulders inspiring both protection and Godspeed in all of our journeys.

Collection: Sanctus
Virtue: Godspeed
Patronage: Travelers
Feast Day: July 25
Social Cause: American Heart Association

Weight 0.0000
Dealer Stock Number KS23-14Y/28C-22SS
Designer Brother Wolf
Metal Type Sterling Silver & 14K Yellow Gold
Item Type Pendants
Gender Unisex
Length 22 inches
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